NetEnt to develop Jumanji online slot
19 January 2018
(PRESS RELEASE) -- NetEnt, the leading provider of digital gaming solutions, has signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to launch a video slot machine game based on the original Jumanji film.
The new Jumanji game, which will be released later this year, follows the recent launch of the holiday blockbuster film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The current film has resonated with critics and audiences alike around the globe, having generated more than $676 million in global box office revenue.
Henrik Fagerlund, Chief Product Officer of NetEnt, said, "Being able to secure a deal for another high-profile title showcases the moves we're making in diversifying our roster of games."
Jumanji is a great addition to NetEnt's renowned branded games portfolio alongside the likes of Planet of the Apes
, Guns N' Roses
"The original Jumanji movie, which debuted in 1995, remains a movie-goer favorite and continues to demonstrate its cross-generational appeal more than 20 years later! Also, with the recent release of the new film, the Jumanji brand is more popular than ever. We're excited for the game launch in 2018," continued Fagerlund.
Attendees at ICE can visit NetEnt's stand (N3-242) to get a sneak peek of the game. NetEnt will be continuing the tradition at ICE unveiling another branded title at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 February.